Glazed chestnuts with whipped sherry cream

Glazed chestnuts with whipped sherry cream

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Lisa

Lisa

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

30 min

Baking

15 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
250 g
chestnuts
125 ml
heavy cream
35 g
confectioner’s sugar
¾ tbsp
sherry
5 g
tarragon
½ tbsp
sugar
50 ml
water
12½ g
butter
MetricImperial

Utensils

baking sheet, oven, cutting board, knife, bowl, hand mixer with beaters, frying pan

How-To Videos

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How to prepare chestnuts

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How to caramelize sugar

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How to whip cream

Nutrition per serving

Cal570
Fat27 g
Protein5 g
Carb75 g
  • Step 1/5

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Cut the chestnuts crosswise on the curved side with a sharp knife and place on a baking sheet. Bake the chestnuts in the oven for approx. 15 minutes until the shells open.
    • 250 g chestnuts
    • baking sheet
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Cut the chestnuts crosswise on the curved side with a sharp knife and place on a baking sheet. Bake the chestnuts in the oven for approx. 15 minutes until the shells open.

  • Step 2/5

    In the meantime, whip cream and confectioner’s sugar until stiff. Add sherry and stir. Chop tarragon and add to the whipped cream. Set aside.
    • 125 ml heavy cream
    • 35 g confectioner’s sugar
    • ¾ tbsp sherry
    • 5 g tarragon
    • bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    In the meantime, whip cream and confectioner’s sugar until stiff. Add sherry and stir. Chop tarragon and add to the whipped cream. Set aside.

  • Step 3/5

    Remove chestnuts from oven and leave to cool for approx. 5 min., then remove from shell with a knife.

    Remove chestnuts from oven and leave to cool for approx. 5 min., then remove from shell with a knife.

  • Step 4/5

    Add sugar to a pan over medium heat and caramelize, add water and bring to a boil. Add chestnuts and butter, reduce heat to low, making sure the caramel does not burn. Gently stir the pan to coat chestnuts with caramel and leave to simmer for approx. 2 min.
    • ½ tbsp sugar
    • 50 ml water
    • 12½ g butter
    • frying pan

    Add sugar to a pan over medium heat and caramelize, add water and bring to a boil. Add chestnuts and butter, reduce heat to low, making sure the caramel does not burn. Gently stir the pan to coat chestnuts with caramel and leave to simmer for approx. 2 min.

  • Step 5/5

    Transfer caramelized chestnuts to a serving plate and top with a spoonful of the sherry-cream. Enjoy!

    Transfer caramelized chestnuts to a serving plate and top with a spoonful of the sherry-cream. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Glazed chestnuts with whipped sherry cream

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